CivTech said:This from a fine upstanding Australian polly (?)
Does anyone agree with Abbott's point? Does he have a defensible position?
He then quoted former soldier and governor-general Sir William Slim who "once said that moral courage was a higher and rarer virtue than physical courage''.
"However, Mr Abbott's contention that political courage is 'a higher and rarer virtue' than physical courage suggests that he clearly sees Mr Howard's medal as superior than the Victoria Cross"